Chiral Sensing with Mesoporous Pd at Pt Nanoparticles

Yuxi Fang, Cuiling Li, Jiang Bo, Joel Henzie, Yusuke Yamauchi, Toru Asahi

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    Abstract

    Mesoporous Pd at Pt nanoparticles possess high surface areas while still maintaining electroconductivity and low potential for agglomeration. By introducing L- or D-DOPA (3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) enantiomers during the synthesis of the mesoporous Pd at Pt nanoparticles, we can create a Pt shell that is sensitive to the chirality of the DOPA molecule. We demonstrate sensitive electrochemical detection of DOPA enantiomers.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalChemElectroChem
    DOIs
    Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2017

    Keywords

    • Chiral sensing
    • Mesoporous materials
    • Mesoporous metals
    • Nanoparticles
    • Platinum

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Electrochemistry

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